Two weeks ago, an advanced delegation from Eritrea visited Ethiopia amidst excitement and expectations. The delegation was led by Eritrea’s Foreign Minister, Osman Saleh. His visit to Ethiopia was aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between both countries and promoting regional …Continue reading
Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president.
Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state.
Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after …Continue reading
Safety and security – especially relating to women and children – as well as strong ownership rights are among the top factors needed to encourage growth in wealth in African countries, according to the Africa 2018 Wealth Report produced by …Continue reading
As recently as March 2018, the discussion of neither political reforms nor economic liberalization was inconceivable in the Ethiopian political context. The changes both may have been an internal party decision, particularly after the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front’s (EPRDF’s) …Continue reading
Economic diversification and investment-driven growth have continued to make East Africa the region with the strongest economic growth on the continent, the latest report from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has disclosed.
According to the …Continue reading
Rejoice Ngwenya writes on his takeaways from the just-concluded African Liberty Forum (ALF) in Lagos, Nigeria.
Every year about this time, a group of young Africans from all over the continent huddles around in a conference room. It is …Continue reading
Ethiopia’s state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms provide Internet services through its infrastructure – a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market, officials said.
Ethio Telecom has more than 16 million subscribers of …Continue reading